From Downwinders at Risk  read at downwinder at risk
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 
    
"Babies who were exposed to certain organic pollutants in the womb are at a highly increased risk of neural tube defects leading to conditions such as spina bifida, according to researchers in China.

By Brandolon Barnett  

What does "green" mean to you? From the opportunity for children to enjoy nature to the beauty of the smallest things around us, people who care about the environment are answering the question with entries in the 2011 Green Photo Contest by Green Source DFW. You have until the 30th to submit your entry through our Facebook page

 

By Brandolon Barnett  

Discussing the history and importance of the energy audit, the biggest drains on our power, and energy education.

By Holly Haber  

Tom Kemper was the first person in Dallas to organize a major public recycling effort back in 1992, and he’s still a maverick today at age 57.

By Brandolon Barnett     

Architect Thom Mayne during his lecture on Day 1 of the 2011 Sustainabilty Showcase in Dallas. What was in store for Day 2?

Sustainability Conference: Day 2

By Brandolon Barnett      

Recognize the bridge? Some called it a bridge to nowhere. Brent Brown, speaking at the 2011 North Texas Sustainability Conferece, is one of the people trying to change that with more sustainable design

Travel Light for the Environment


By Rita Cook    
  
You want to travel, but you also want to be kind to the Earth. The good news is you can do both.  According to Harriet Elder of Latitudes Cruise and Travel in Midlothian, Texas she says “This is certainly a concern for a specific group of travelers and it is a growing trend in all walks of life to be more protective of our planet. It is important to do all that we can to leave as small a footprint as we can.”


By Rita Cook    

Molly Rooke: Environmental Advocate

By Esther Wu    

At first glance Molly Rooke appears to be a shy, soft-spoken unassuming woman who appears to be more comfortable at the back of the room than in front. She is a slim woman with long blond hair and piercing green eyes. But don’t let her demeanor fool you. Molly Rooke is a woman who can move mountains -- for the good of the environment. And it all began with a small pile of newspapers in 1988.

By Brandolon Barnett     



What do words like “green”, sustainability or the environment mean to you? This is the theme for our first photo contest! Our goal here at Green Source is to strengthen the green community of North Texas. One of the best ways to do this is to share perspective not only through news-stories but through images and video.

July 5, 2011

Cowtown is a little greener these days, thanks to Liz Johnston.

The 29-year-old Fort Worth native said growing up she’d never been particularly eco-conscious but her priorities shifted when she became pregnant with her first child. As an expecting mother, she became vigilant about what she ate, cleaned with and put into her home. Her concern was not only for her unborn daughter’s health but for the world she would inherit. 

By Brandolon Barnett  

Discussing Biking as Green Business, the Bike Friendly Concept, and Dallas's New Bike Plan

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